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I want to live

This past Monday, we met several residents at the center. Since we have found that beginning by playing music can help to draw people in, Sarah posted the song we wrote the previous week, … 1,343 more words


Podcasts To Better Understand The US/Mexico Border.

One of the amazing things about podcasts is how they can bring context to a complicated topic or a window into a person’s (or community’s life). 908 more words


Invisibilia: "The End of Empathy"

I’m circling back to catch up on a podcast from last week because Invisibilia‘s final episode of season 3 was so interesting I listened to it twice. 394 more words


Fancy Cars, Privilege, Inequality, and the Proletariat (and This American Life)

Fancy cars, privilege, inequality, and the proletariat.

I love This American Life — it’s what got me started down the road to consuming podcasts and turning my back on terrestial radio forever (I’m going to skip the discussion about the local NPR radio, which I like, but my tendency (really everyone’s now) to binge and wanting to catch up on years of This American Life episodes — I think I had to burn downloaded episodes onto a CD-R to listen in the car — yeah, this is when I had a Blackberry). 660 more words


7 Apologetics Podcasts Worth Giving a Listen + 1

Other than thought-provoking entertainment, especially when you’re stuck in a car, there are three big benefits to listening to the right Christian podcasts:

(1)  The right podcasts give you access to topnotch Christian scholars and thinkers, and these people have a wealth of experience and knowledge. 1,325 more words

Apologetics & Evangelism

The Loneliness of Small Connections

When I speak with my therapist, I often tell him that one of the only reasons I can think of to live is connecting with others. 282 more words


Starlee Kine seeks support for new podcast

Just a heads-up to fellow podcast fans: Starlee Kine has launched a Patreon page seeking funds to start a new show. In exchange for $5 per month, she offers patrons early access to episodes and access to updates and possibly some unsolved… 124 more words

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